Dutch prosecutors to decide on criminal tobacco case
Dutch prosecutors are set to announce if they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter
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Eliminating Substance Abuse Would Save the Economy $740 Billion a Year
Substance abuse is a growing problem in the United States. The National Institute for Drug Abuse estimates that 23.5 million Americans over the age of 12 have suffered from...
22 hours ago - HealthWorks Collective
Cigar, pipe smoking significantly elevates mortality risk
Smoking cigars and pipes are associated with a significantly increased risk for death from tobacco-related cancers, as well as cardiovascular causes, according to research...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Study explores link between mortality risk and combustible tobacco use
Contemporary population estimates suggest that like cigarette-only smokers, current cigar-only and pipe-only smokers have a higher risk of dying from cancers known to be caused...
2 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Effects of Tobacco on Women's Reproductive Health: Hear It From a Renowned Gynaecologist
Effects of tobacco on women's reproductive health as explained by Dr.Duru Shah, Scientific Director, Gynaecworld Gynaecworld Assisted Fertility Center.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Weekly Health Quiz: Plants, Pollution and Digestion
1 A potent adaptogen, this perennial plant has been shown to boost vitality and mood by modulating your immune function and enhancing nervous system health, and may offer...
3 days ago - Mercola
Fitzgerald resigns from CDC over ‘complex' financial conflicts
Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, resigned as CDC director because of financial conflicts, including shares in a tobacco company, that HHS said were “limiting her ability” to do her job...
3 days ago - Healio
CDC Director Resigns Following Public Exposure of Tobacco Investments
By Dr. Mercola In 2016, evidence emerged showing Barbara Bowman, Ph.D., then-director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke...
9 days ago - Mercola
Here's Why Eating More Slowly May Help You Lose Weight
People looking to lose weight might try all kinds of ways to eat fewer calories. Now, a study in BMJ Open sheds some light onto which of those strategies actually work: Based...
9 days ago - Time - 2 articles
Tobacco Firms in France Cheated Nicotine Tests: Anti-smoking Body
Four tobacco companies operating in France manipulated tests to conceal the real level of nicotine and tar contained in cigarettes, endangering the lives of smokers, a French...
9 days ago - Medscape
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Potential Drug for Tumors in Childhood and Adult Cancers Found
Cancer drug larotrectinib successfully targets cancers with tumor-specific gene mutations in adult and childhood cancers.
Walking Test to Diagnose Dementia
Simple walking test helps in the diagnoses of sleeping disorders like idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus and progressive supranuclear palsy that are caused due to the...
New Biomarker To Diagnose Preeclampsia in First Trimester of Pregnancy
Preeclampsia, a sudden pregnancy complication that can interfere with the blood flow to the placenta can now be detected with a blood test in the first trimester.
New Mechanism Reveals Possible Cause of Schizophrenia
Mutations in a protein that controls how key neurotransmitters are released in the brain are found to be the reason for schizophrenia, a mental illness that affects learning.
1200 Calorie Diet and Meal Plan: Everything You Need to Know Before You Start
Cutting calories is necessary for weight loss. There are numerous ways to do this, but some prefer to follow a straight-forward low calorie diet. One of the more popular...
Mumbai Hospital Sucessfully Removes the World's Largest Tumor
World's largest brain tumor was sucessfully removed by doctors at a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation hospital in Mumbai from a 31-year-old blind man.
E-cigarettes Expose Users to Harmful Levels of Toxic Metals
Potentially dangerous levels of metals like lead and manganese leak from some e-cigarette heating coils.
Early Consultation With Dermatologist Prevents Misdiagnosis of Cellulitis
Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection that is misdiagnosed for other skin diseases. Consulting a dermatologist can help prevent antibiotic misuse and hospitalizations.
Probenecid Anti-gout Drug may Help Treat Heart Failure
Probenecid, a drug currently used to treat gout may also treat heart failure finds a new study.
Americans aren't brand loyal when it comes to groceries: Research of...
There's no such thing as ‘brand loyalty' or ‘store loyalty' for Americans when it comes to groceries. The findings of a St. Louis-based research team suggested we're willing to...